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Those who work to bring you UMS performances every year.

Staff

Administration & Finance

Matthew VanBesien
President
734-647-1174
mvanb@umich.edu
Carmen Rodriguez
Vice President, Finance and Administration
734-936-1459
carmenj@umich.edu
Jessica Adamczyk
Executive Assistant to the President
734-647-1172
jadamcz@umich.edu
Salina Naranjo
Senior Accountant
734-615-6591
snaranjo@umich.edu
John Peckham
Director of Administration & Information Systems
734-764-8443
johnp@umich.edu
Scott Baker
Systems Specialist
734-615-9579
bakscott@umich.edu

Patron Services Office

Anné Renforth
Director of Patron Services
734-647-1168
arenfo@umich.edu
Nina Renella
Front-of-House Assistant Manager
734-615-9398
nrenella@umich.edu
Bridget Kojima
Patron Services Assistant Manager
734-615-0581
blkojima@umich.edu
Rochelle Clark
Patron Services Associate
734-647-4010
rpcla@umich.edu
Corrinne Hamilton
Group Sales and Promotions Associate
corrinha@umich.edu
Bryan Allen
Patron Services Assistant
734-764-2538
allenjb@umich.edu
Nathan Rodriquez
Patron Services Assistant
734-764-2538
clnathan@umich.edu

Development

Ryan Davis
Vice President and Chief Development Officer
734-647-0105
ryanedav@umich.edu
Susan Bozell Craig
Director of Development
734-647-1176
sbozell@umich.edu
Margaret “Marnie” Reid
Associate Director of Development, Major Gifts and Planned Giving
734-647-1178
marnreid@umich.edu
Rachelle Michelon
Annual Giving Manager
734-647-1175
ralesko@umich.edu
Lisa Michiko Murray
Associate Director of Development, Foundation & Government Relations
734-615-6592
lmmurray@umich.edu
Will Smith
Assistant Manager, Major Gifts
734-647-8009
wmlsmith@umich.edu
Justine Sedky
Administrative Assistant
734-764-8489
jsedky@umich.edu

Education & Community Engagement

Cayenne Harris
Vice President, Education and Community Engagement
734-764-6179
cayenneh@umich.edu
Alexandria Davis
Community and Audience Programs Manager
734-764-4805
adavism@umich.edu
Terri Park
Associate Director of Education & Community Engagement
734-615-0122
tepark@umich.edu
Maddy Wildman
University Programs Manager
734-764-3903
mwildman@umich.edu

Marketing & Communications

Sara Billmann
Vice President, Marketing and Communications
734-763-0611
sarabill@umich.edu
Lilian Varner
Marketing & Media Relations Manager
734-647-2020
lilymich@umich.edu
Eric Woodhams
Director of Digital Media
734-615-6590
ewoodham@umich.edu
Jacob Gibson
Digital Marketing Coordinator
734-615-4284
jacobgib@umich.edu

Production / Programming

Michael J. Kondziolka
Vice President, Programming and Production
734-763-4578
mkond@umich.edu
J. Ryan Graves
Production Director
jryang@umich.edu
Anne Grove
Artist Services Manager
734-764-9187
aegrove@umich.edu
Mary Roeder
Programming Manager
734-615-4077
mbroeder@umich.edu
Mark Jacobson
Senior Programming Manager
734-764-9906
mjaco@umich.edu

Choral Union

Scott Hanoian
UMS Choral Union Music Director and Conductor
scottph@umich.edu
Kathleen Operhall
Chorus Manager
734-763-8997
kio@umich.edu

For questions about your ticket order, or general inquiries: ums-information@umich.edu
For information about group discounts: umsgroupsales@umich.edu

For questions about youth performances and other K-12 programs: umsyouth@umich.edu

For questions about ushering at UMS performances: fohums@umich.edu

For questions about making a gift to UMS: umsgiving@umich.edu

To request a UMS ticket donation for an upcoming community auction or event, please fill out our online request form: https://ums.requestitem.com/

Board of Directors

Rachel Bendit, Chair
Brian Willen, Vice Chair
Christina Kim, Secretary
Rob VanRenterghem, Treasurer

Karen Bantel
Kiana Barfield
Marco Bruzzano
Karen Chapell
Christopher Conlin
Timothy Damschroder
Alec Gallimore
Linda Gregerson
Neil C. Hawkins
Ibrahim Jarjoura
Barbara Kaye
Timothy G. Lynch
Preeti N. Malani
Chrislan Fuller Manuel
Timothy G. Marshall
Michael C. Martin
Peter Schweitzer
Versell Smith, Jr.
Gail Ferguson Stout
Louise Taylor
Alicia Torres

Ex-officio Members:

Geoffrey Chatas, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, U-M
Mary Sue Coleman, President, U-M
David Gier, Dean, School of Music, Theatre & Dance, U-M
Laurie McCauley, Provost, U-M
Tim Petersen, Past Chair of UMS Board of Directors
Jeanice Kerr Swift, Superintendent, Ann Arbor Public Schools

Representatives to the Board:

Norman G. Herbert, UMS Sustaining Directors
Cathy King, UMS Ambassadors
Beth McNally, UMS Ambassadors
Prudence Rosenthal, UMS Sustaining Directors

Ambassadors

If you are passionate about the arts and would like to connect deeply with UMS, Ambassadors may be a great match for you.

Over 35 members of the UMS Ambassadors work to increase awareness of and participation in UMS programs through assisting UMS staff with projects and special events, ushering at UMS school-day performances, hosting unique community events, helping to creating partnerships with various U-M and community groups, and providing support to UMS in countless other ways. UMS Ambassadors are the champions of UMS’s community engagement mission.

Ambassador Executive Committee
Cathy King and Beth McNally, Co-Chairs
Lisa Armstrong, Secretary/Treasurer
Jay Kain and Janet Torno, Membership Committee Co-Chairs
Kirsten Williams, School Day Performance Volunteer Chair
Elena Snyder, Ambassadors-on-Request Chair

Ambassador General Membership
Lisa Armstrong
Arlene Barnes
Astrid Beck
Sue Beel
Todd Beel
Elaine Bennett
Joan Kadis
Jaye Kain
Nancy Karp
Kathy Kiehl
Cathy King
Leah Korth
Michael Lee
Garrett Lefkowitz
Rita Malone
Daria Massimilla
Beth McNally
Athena Papageorgiou
Sharon Pererson-Dort
Pat Rideout
Jill Ross
Ellen Sapper
Elena Snyder
Kirsten Williams

Sustaining Directors

Norman G. Herbert, Co-Chair
Prudence Rosenthal, Co-Chair

Wadad Abed
Michael C. Allemang
Carol L. Amster
Kathleen Benton
Maurice S. Binkow
Dan Braga
Sarah Calderini
David Canter
Mark Clague
Martha Darling
Julia Donovan Darlow
Monique Deschaine
David Featherman
Barbara Fleischman
Stephen Forrest
Maxine J. Frankel
Patricia M. Garcia
Beverley B. Geltner
Christopher Genteel
Anne Glendon
Katherine Goldberg
Richard Gutow
Walter L. Harrison
Debbie S. Herbert
Carl W. Herstein
David Herzig
Peter N. Heydon
Joel Howell
Timothy B. Johnson
Thomas C. Kinnear
Marvin Krislov
Earl Lewis
Robert C. Macek
Joetta Mial
Donald Morelock
Agnes Moy-Sarns
Jan Barney Newman
Roger Newton
Len Niehoff
Gilbert S. Omenn
Joe E. O’Neal
Stephen Palms
David Parsigian
Philip Power
Douglas Rothwell
Sharon Rothwell
Judy Dow Rumelhart
Maya Savarino
Ann Schriber
Ed Schulak
John J.H. Schwarz
Erik H. Serr
Ellie Serras
Joseph A. Sesi
George I. Shirley
Knut Simonsen
Cheryl Soper
Peter Sparling
James C. Stanley
Nancy Stanley
Victor J. Strecher
Karen Jones Stutz
Edward D. Surovell
Susan B. Ullrich
Eileen Lappin Weiser

 

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